Chimney Top Trail #235

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Chimney Top Trail #235 Map

Chimney Top Trail #235 passes through pine-hardwood forest to a breathtaking overlook on Chimney Top Rock. The Red River flows in the gorge below the overlook. Half Moon Rock is nearby to the left.  

Chimney Top Trail #235 is located in the Red River Gorge on Cumberland District in the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Chimney Top Trail Guide and Map (pdf)

Trailhead: Chimney Top Overlook and Trailhead

At a Glance

Fees None
Permit Info: You must purchase a permit if camping in the Red River Gorge (outside Koomer Ridge Campground) between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. 
Open Season: Open all year
Restrictions: This trail is developed for hiking only. 
Closest Towns: Stanton
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center:
Gladie Visitor Center
3451 Sky Bridge Road
Stanton, KY 40380
606-663-8100

General Information

Directions:

Traveling east on the Mountain Parkway, take exit 33 at Slade. Turn left and then right onto KY 15. Travel east 7 miles to KY 715 on the left. Turn left onto 715 and continue 2.1 miles to Chimney Top Road on the left. Follow Chimney Top Road 4.5 miles to its terminus.

From exit 40, head west on KY 15 and turn right on KY 715. Continue 2.1 miles to Chimney Top Road on the left. Follow Chimney Top Road 4.5 miles to its terminus.
 


Parking:

Parking is available at the trailhead parking area. 


Activities


Hiking

Hide detail HIDE

Day Hiking



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